A call for submissions from Queer writers, with a strong emphasis on Queer Canadian contributions.
For the sixth issue of Poetry Is Dead we welcome submissions from Queer writers, with a strong emphasis on Queer Canadian contributions. As always, Poetry Is Dead is interested in work that runs the gamut of forms—from spoken word to experimental language-focused work.
go ahead and cry. to break is to be sanctified. to find in the body a safehouse where all your monsters get to be raucous, bring the audience
to their feet calling what. what. dig at the shame places. your gutter of a cunt. your crowbar of a cock. say the words, say fuck and wheelbarrow
and voluptuary until it all sounds like amen, amen, amen, amen, amen, amen, amen, amen. why despise
your own wiring? it was desire that made you
--Marty McConnell, “The World’s Guide To Beginning”